Great all-around blackberry - firm but not tart. It is the most productive plant of its kind that you can grow in the upper Midwest. Considered one of the more winter hardy and productive thornless varieties available. Tolerates hot, dry weather. Summer-bearing floricane. Late season. Productive canes yield berries perfect for fresh-eating, preserves, and baking. . Chester blackberry produces large, high-quality fruit that ripens in early to mid-August. Fruit has good flavor when fully ripe, and does not soften or lose its shiny black color in hot weather. Chester plants are vigorous and show resistance to cane blight. Self-pollinating.
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